| Jan 30, 2015
| 2:22 PM
Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc., which builds nuclear-powered submarines in Newport News, has acquired a Florida company that designs and constructs unmanned underwater vehicles.
The shipbuilding giant has purchased the Engineering Solutions Division...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 1:31 PM
As someone who depends on Washington to make decisions, Mike Petters knows something about uncertainty and short-term pressure.
But the CEO of Huntington Ingalls Industries told a high-profile group in Detroit this week that companies can't be...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 3:05 PM
RICHMOND – The Virginia Senate unanimously approved new fingerprint and background check requirements for nurses Tuesday.
Senate Bill 1018 would require state police background checks for nursing applicants starting nest year. Applicants would...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 5:09 PM
Sen. John McCain appears to have been stymied — at least for now — in his attempt to repeal a 1920 law that protects U.S. shipping, which will be welcome news to the maritime industry.
The Arizona Republican had wanted to repeal a key...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:40 PM
RICHMOND – Hard fought legislation to allow new-wave taxi services Uber and Lyft to operate in Virginia won wide support in a key Senate committee Wednesday.
Tough and long negotiations yielded a bill that stakeholders on both sides said they can...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 8:40 AM
Huntington Ingalls Industries today announced two leadership changes to its government relations team.
William Ebbs is now vice president, federal policy, and Andrew Hicks has been promoted to vice president, legislative affairs. Both will report to...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:17 PM
Huntington Ingalls Industries on Wednesday announced the crreation of a new company that combines the expertise of two of its smaller units: S.M. Stoller and Newport News Nuclear.
The new company will be called SN3, which a company news release bills as...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 9:22 AM
With 2014 rapidly drawing to a conclusion, it's only appropriate to begin to take stock of the year ahead.
An eventful year has passed on the Peninsula and throughout Virginia. What will 2015 bring? Here's what we expect.
| Dec 10, 2014
| 10:01 PM
A compromise $1 trillion spending bill would provide some breathing room for Huntington Ingalls Industries, setting aside money for critical projects in Newport News and Pascagoula, Miss.
It hits the defense-heavy economy of Hampton Roads in other ways...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:33 AM
A site on Washington Avenue between 45th and 46th streets in Newport News will be the location for a new family health center for shipyard employees and their families, Huntington Ingalls Industries announced Thursday.
The center is scheduled to open...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 3:07 PM
Huntington Ingalls Industries plans to build a health-care center for its Newport News shipyard employees on Washington Avenue between 45th and 46th streets, the company said Thursday.
The center will offer primary care, an on-site pharmacy and...